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The World in the iPod

Does globalization work to everyone's benefit – or is the world economy about to roll over America?
Andrew Leonard
June 8, 2005

A Better Life on the Production Line

But is improvement in standard of living a justification for exploitation?
Dan Roberts
February 5, 2003

Business: A Jack Welch of Communists

Haier's CEO aims to create a global brand, even if he has to break a few things to do it
Sarah Schafer
May 3, 2005

Crouching Tiger, Swimming Dragon

New Chinese-built port in Pakistan could help Beijing secure its oil supply line but holds potential for tension
Nayan Chanda
April 11, 2005

Russia's Neighbors

For former Soviet Republics, all that shimmers is not "velvet"
Vladimir Radyuhin
April 7, 2005